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MENTORS - Dominique de la Garanderie

“As a company manager, I know how important it is to have someone with whom you can speak freely, without constraints, on a range of subjects and sometimes to receive advice.”

Eve Magnant, Mentor

“Mentoring is not for beginners. You have to find the right method for each person and each company. The mentor sees what he can bring to the relationship depending on his own experience. Mentoring is really a customized activity.”

Jean-Jacques Bérard


Dominique de La Garanderie
La Garanderie & Associés

Founder and partner of the firm which specializes in labour law, corporate governance and corporate liability.

First woman president of the Paris Bar (1998-2000).

Dominique de la Garanderie has for many years taught law at the University Paris II and the ESCP Business School and educational courses in her speciality.

She has founded several associations : Centre National des Avocats Employeurs (National centre for legal employers), l'Association des Médiateurs Européens (Association of European Mediators), l'Association des Femmes Juristes (Association of Women Legal Advisors) and l'Institut Français des Experts Juridiques Internationaux (French Institute of International Legal Advisors) of which she is the president.

She is a former member of the Commission Nationale Consultative des Droits de l'Homme (National Commission for Human Rights) and member of the Comité d'Ethique (Ethics Committee) of the MEDEF (National Confederation of French Employers).

She is also an independent Director of Renault, and of Holcim France Benelux.

Publication : « La longue marche. L'entreprise, les droits humains et la mondialisation » (The long march. The work place, human rights and globalization). December 2008.